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7:32 am on Wednesday May 21, 2014

South Carolina Senate takes up bill to fix state-owned roads

A bill that would put more money toward fixing state-owned roads will be taken up for special order by the South Carolina Senate on Wednesday afternoon. Special order bills are debated, amended, and passed in one day.
10:42 am on Wednesday April 2, 2014

SC Education News: Students falling behind, Senate debates holding back students who do not read at grade level

South Carolina students are falling behind compared to kids in other states, those falling behind the most are African-American and Latino.  via WBTW: The Race for Results report comes from the Annie E. Casey foundation, an organization that aims to...
8:22 am on Friday March 14, 2014

SC lawmakers discuss abortion bills

A South Carolina Senate subcommittee approved a bill Thursday aimed at closing abortion clinics, while a different subcommittee took no votes but heard from the public on other bills aimed at outlawing abortions. The bill that passed would require...
5:16 pm on Wednesday February 12, 2014

SC Senate to vote on snow day forgiveness

The S.C. Senate will consider allowing school districts statewide to not make up any snow days taken during this week’s storm in addition to any sessions missed in a winter blast two weeks ago. Some school districts sent students home early Tuesday...